Carol A. Wheeler, 71, of Frankfort, IN and formerly of Champaign, IL, died at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at Wesley Manor in Frankfort, IN. She was born August 8, 1950 in Mattoon, IL, daughter of Charles R. Wheeler and Shirley J. (Stanfield) Wheeler.
Carol graduated high school in 1968 from Lanphier High School in Springfield, IL. She earned her B.S. and M.A. from Indiana Central University, now known as University of Indianapolis. She was a piano teacher educating thousands of students in the Indianapolis area. She had a studio in Westfield, IN for several years, teaching piano and music under the name of Joyful Beginnings. She also taught music at Orchard School and Sycamore School and various pre-schools in Indianapolis. She was a great friend to many and very generous with neighbors and friends.
The family would like to thank the staff of Lafayette Arnett IU Hospital, Wesley Manor and Care Hospice for their loving care. Memorial gifts may be given to Wesley Manor Employee Appreciation Fund, 1555 N. Main Street, Frankfort, IN 46041 in Carol’s name.
Visitation and Services
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort. Burial will take place at a later date in Mound Cemetery in Charleston, Illinois.
She is survived by her father, Charles Wheeler and 5 sisters, Sharon Petersen, Debra (Rick) Barnett, Mary Jo (Rev. Jack) Kirk, Kristy (Dean) Worrell, and Anita Meyer; nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews including Sophia Clark (Goddaughter).
She was preceded in death by her mother, Shirley J. Wheeler.